The pure and well-polished white jade is finely carved into a seated Buddha. The figure is modelled with a big round face, long earlobes and closed eyes which give an impression of gentle contemplation. Below the hairare rows of peaked studs encircling the domed ushnisha, dressed in a loose-fitting robe, seated in dhyanasana and both hands in dharmacakramudra. The gilt lotus stand and mandorla with an elaborate design and mounted with various colourful gemstones including red agate, turquoise and lapis lazuli.
25.4cm high; 12.4cm wide; 10.4cm deep